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The OMG Experience

The OMG mindset informs the way we create our event experiences, endeavoring to dazzle every guest by transforming each event objective into a distinctive, unforgettable, highly successful reality.


Union Kitchen & Tap Encinitas

With its unique, upscale experience, whimsical cocktails, classically-flavored food, local craft beers and boutique & artisan wine selections, Union Kitchen & Tap has been spell-binding tourists and locals alike since 2011. A comfortable, casual environment with breezy coastal charm offers the perfect setting to enjoy creative New American cuisine inspired by regional and seasonal culinary trends and made from scratch with herbs and vegetables grown onsite. Union’s tasteful, yet cozy environment offers an array of private and semi-private event spaces perfectly suitable for groups of 25 to 240.

Private Dining Options

  • Private Dart Room: Seating 20/Reception 25
  • Private Oak Room: Seating 55/Reception 60
  • Semi-Private Tap Room: Seating 70/Reception 100
  • Full Venue Exclusivity: Seating 180/Reception 240

Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp

Located in the very heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter and only 1.5 blocks from the San Diego Convention Center and several downtown hotels and attractions, Union Kitchen & Tap provides a refined, yet rustic atmosphere with a variety of private and semi-private event space options. Generous patio seating connects a lively indoor vibe with refreshing outdoor spaces, setting the stage for the enjoyment of award-winning New American cuisine, local craft beer, boutique wine selections and hand-crafted cocktails. Union’s ability to manufacture an intimate private dinner is as remarkable as its ability to host unforgettable, large-scale receptions.

Private Dining Options

  • Private Cask Room: Seating 65/Reception 85
  • Semi Private Whiskey Bar: Seating 80/Reception 110
  • Partial Venue Exclusivity: Seating 190/Reception 250
  • Full Venue Exclusivity: Seating 270/Reception 360


Inspired by San Diego’s appreciation for craft beer and constant craving for coastal cuisine sourced from fresh, local ingredients, PB Ale House is uniquely suited to offer the best of both worlds. Located in the heart of Pacific Beach along its iconic boardwalk, PB Ale House epitomizes the Southern California lifestyle with a stylish and relaxed atmosphere, spectacular rooftop sunset views, and a full suite of craft beer selections brewed onsite by an award-winning brewer. A hand-crafted beer and season cocktail portfolio, farm-to-table menu selections, attentive staff and soothing ocean breezes make Pacific Beach Ale House the perfect venue for corporate receptions and social gatherings.

Private Dining Options

  • Private Main Floor Patio: Seating 48/Reception 60
  • Sky Deck Exclusivity: Seating 70/Reception 125
  • Full Venue Exclusivity: Seating 200/Reception 250


San Diego’s favorite coastal neighborhood dining destination, Backyard Kitchen & Tap creates a chic yet warm and inviting experience for every guest. With from-scratch American cuisine and an array of local craft beers, boutique wines and signature, hand-crafted cocktails, it is no surprise that Backyard Kitchen & Tap has received multiple “Best Of” awards delegated by the San Diego community. Backyard Kitchen & Tap boasts an array of flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces featuring aged driftwood elements, vintage coastal murals and private dining options for groups of 25 to 450.

Private Dining Options

  • Private Coast Room: Seating 30/Reception 50
  • Outdoor Patio: Seating 100/Reception 150
  • Elevated VIP space: Seating 40/Reception 60
  • Full Venue Exclusivity: Seating 300/Reception 450


Perched above the Pacific Beach Boardwalk is Waterbar, a 6,700-square-foot beachside eatery. The floor to ceiling windows showcase unparalleled ocean views and is the perfect backdrop to a seafood-forward menu inspired by East Coast, West Coast and Baja Coastal cuisine. The “Social Seafood” fresh dining experience at Waterbar captures the heart & soul of sunny San Diego and features fresh shellfish, locally caught specialties, premium beef selections and farmer’s market favorites.

Waterbar’s open air atmosphere embraces the obvious; a panoramic view of San Diego’s most spectacular coastlines. The event space options include clusters of large community table dining, partial venue buyout receptions, and VIP lounge areas perfect for bottle service and intimate gatherings. Event space options are available for groups of 25 to 250. Waterbar is available for fully private receptions of up to 700 guests.


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I can’t say enough about working with you and Jennifer on this event. You both blew me away… If I was standing in front of you holding a microphone this would be a mic drop moment…#MINDBLOWN.


Johnson & Johnson

Big thanks to the Union Team. Our guests this year really commented on how nice of a venue Union was for our annual party. Looking forward to next year’s event already!


South Coast Fire Equipment

Thank you to you and your staff for helping me plan a successful event. The Karaoke DJ was great – but most importantly, the food was delicious. Everyone had a great time!


American College of Obstetricians & Gynecology

I cannot tell you what a delight you and your entire team were to work with. Thank you for your intense efforts and your gracious attitude. I will be recommending your venue to everyone I know….Many, many thanks!


Actio Marketing/Millicare

Thanks so much for all of your efforts to ensure the success of our lunch events. We have had nothing but positive feedback. I’ll definitely be in touch regarding potential future events in San Diego. Btw, the food was great!


The Hartford

The event was indeed a big success… Our guests were very happy with the food & service and we will definitely book with you again in the future!


Rockefeller University Press